Deputy Head of School at Trio World Academy in India
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Deputy Head of School
Trio World Academy (India)

Jan 3, 19
Feb 28, 19


Position: Deputy Head of School

School: Trio World Academy, Bangalore, India

Date posted: 1/3/2019

Deadline: February 28, 2019

Start Date: July 20, 2019


About the School

Trio World Academy is an authorized IB World School and affiliated to IBO and CAIE. We offer a blend of traditional values and a progressive approach to education, where each child is made to feel valued, inspired, stimulated and secure. Our core values are Leadership, Discipline, Academic Excellence and Service. Our academic programmes are designed to prepare students for undergraduate degrees from universities abroad as well as Indian colleges.

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The CAIE (Cambridge Assessment International Examinations) is the world’s largest provider of international qualifications and its courses are offered by over 10,000 institutions across 160 countries. Cambridge IGCSE helps improve performance by developing skills in creative thinking, enquiry and problem solving. It is the perfect springboard to advanced study.

The IB (International Baccalaureate) aims to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people, who help create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect. IB programmes encourage students across the world to become active, compassionate and lifelong learners, who understand that other people, with their differences, can also be right.

Each of the IB Programmes is committed to the development of students, according to the IB learner profile - Inquirer, Open-minded, Thinker, Caring, Balanced, Communicator, Principled, Knowledgeable, Risk-taker, and Reflective.


We follow IB PYP (Nursery – Grade 5), Cambridge Secondary, IGCSE (Grade 6 – 10) and IB Diploma (Grade 11, 12).

2nd Language: Hindi/Spanish/French

IB Primary Year Programme (Nursery – Grade 5)

The IB PYP prepares students to become active, caring, lifelong learners who demonstrate respect for themselves and others, and have the capacity to participate in the world around them. It focuses on the development of the whole child as an inquirer, both within and beyond the classroom.

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Cambridge Secondary and IGCSE (6th to 10th Grade)

The Cambridge International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) is designed as a two-year curriculum programme, leading to a Certificate which is internationally recognized by universities and employers worldwide as evidence of academic ability. 

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IB Diploma Programme

The DP curriculum is made up of six subject groups and the DP core, comprising theory of knowledge (TOK), creativity, activity, service (CAS) and the extended essay. Through the DP core, students reflect on the nature of knowledge, complete independent research and undertake a project that often involves community service.

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Facilities at Trio:

State of the art Academic Blocks, Amphitheatre, Auditorium, Science labs, Art Studio, Music room and Library.

iPad integrated learning for grades 6 to 8.

Differential Learning Program, where every learner is provided with opportunities for individual growth, and encouraged to develop critical thinking and analytical skills.

Experienced cosmopolitan teaching staff.

Multinational and multicultural student community.

A well-stocked Library with over 22,000 Books, CDs, Journals and digital resources.

Very strong Implementation of Child Protection and Complaint Redressal policy.

All Teaching & Non-Teaching staff undergo CBV (Criminal Background Verification) Check.

Broad spectrum of over 20 Extra Curricular activities like – TED-Ed Club, Public Speaking and community services etc.

Homely Boarding: Yearly and Weekly (Mon-Fri). Boarding Facility for boys only.

Air Conditioned School Buses with female attendant fitted GPS and seat belts.

Infirmary with a Nurse, and Hospital just 100 metres away from Campus.

Spacious, vibrant and air-conditioned classes. Wi-Fi enabled Campus and Boarding.

Dining Hall with In-house Kitchen that serves nutritious Vegetarian and Non Vegetarian Meals. (Breakfast, Lunch & Snacks)

Sports facilities that includes Swimming, Basketball, Soccer, Wall climbing, Cricket, Skating and Table Tennis.

The Position

We are looking at a person who can be appointed to the position of Deputy Head of School who will assist and report to the Head of School and help in day to day running of the school. The person should have good experience of working with IB/CAIE curriculum with special interest in IBPYP curriculum. Prior experience as a PYP Principal or Coordinator will be of added advantage. Experienced and dynamic teachers willing to explore leadership opportunities are also welcome.

The Skills and Qualities required to be Successful in this Position are:

  • A native English speaker who is into his/her mid-forties.
  • Excellent communication as well as organizational skills and time management
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a sense of humour
  • Commitment to innovation and creativity
  • Conflict management and problem solving
  • Creating a safe and caring culture for staff and children
  • Updated knowledge of educational trends
  • Ability to foster and support a collaborative learning environment for students and teachers
  • Ability to motivate and provide vision for faculty
  • Understanding of strategic planning and management
  • Experience of managing budgets
  • Experience in mentoring teachers to improve their instructional planning, instructional practice, and classroom culture or in successful school administration/instructional leadership.


The Key areas of Responsibility include:

  • Leadership
  • Student Recruitment/Admissions
  • Curriculum and Classroom Instruction
  • Assessment
  • Discipline
  • Development of School and Class Schedules
  • Faculty Leadership
  • Staff Meetings
  • Daily Operations
  • Parent Concerns
  • Communication with Community


Terms of Employment:


The salary, benefits and terms of contract will be commensurate with the qualifications and experience of the candidate. The candidate should be available to start work around 20th July 2019. Since this is a newly created position, it is possible to start from an earlier date if the candidate is willing. Initially the contract will be for two years which can be extended on mutual consent. Apart from salary, the selected candidate will be offered partially furnished residence, once a year to and fro flight fare for self, visa expenses and medical cover for self and dependents.



Procedure for expressing interest:

After reviewing all information, candidates who feel that they meet the criteria for this role are welcome to send the following information in a single PDF email attachment to:


  • A cover letter expressing their interest in this position
  • A current CV (no longer than 3 pages)
  • A one-page statement of educational philosophy and practice
  • A list of three (3) professional references with name, phone number, and email address of each.

All applications must be received no later than February 28th 2019. The school reserves the right to conclude the search before the published deadline should an outstanding candidate be identified.


Attention: If you apply for this position, please inform the school and us ( that you saw the notice on the Search Associates website.


Please note this school is not a registered member of Search Associates.

Did You Know…?

Senior Associate Diana Kerry was an international educator and administrator for 25 years in various countries, including Iran, France, Thailand, and Indonesia.